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Room Of Thieves
- Hardback - Salt
A six toed cat skeleton, a lesson in boxing technique and a poem in the shape of a phallus. These are just some of the things you can expect from Cleland's second collection, 'Room of Thieves'.
- Paperback - The History Press
This chilling collection of murderous tales brings together a diverse range of cases spanning three centuries and all of which were committed in Scotland. Featuring fifty-two cases that shocked the country, the early chapters describe crimes which occurred against the turbulent political backdrop of the eighteenth century, including the infamous lynching of Captain John Porteous in Edinburgh in 1736 and the assassination of Colin Roy Campbell of Glenure in the spring of 1752. Also included is the case of an Edinburgh baby farmer hanged in 1889; and the brutal murder of a wealthy spinster in Glasgow in 1908.
The Seamus Stories
- Hardback - Black & White Publishing
Have you ever wondered what leprechauns do for a living, other than guard gold? If they have friends? If they live among us? Well, wait no longer - just meet Seamus. He is small, only three feet tall in his woolly socks, with fair complexion and a shower of freckles, and a mop of vaguely ginger hair, and he has many stories to tell you. The Seamus Stories are set on the island of Jersey where Seamus is both the sole surviving leprechaun and the island's only wild animal vet. But Seamus does not work alone. He has a small army of helpers, called the Crew, which works alongside him in Juniper Lodge, and together they have developed into a highly organised community.
The Secret Football Club
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
James, Lily and friends have some bad news - football is now banned at their school. But they all love football. So if they're not allowed to kick a ball in the playground, they'll have to find another way to play - in secret.
The Sunlit Summit
- Hardback - Sandstone
William Hutchison Murray was one of Scotland's most distinguished climbers in the years before and after the Second World War. As a prisoner of war in Italy he wrote his first classic book, 'Mountaineering in Scotland', on rough toilet paper which was confiscated and destroyed by the Gestapo. The rewritten version was published in 1947 and followed by the, now, equally famous, 'Undiscovered Scotland'. This book profiles the life of this most noteworthy individual.
Sword Of Rome
- Hardback - Bantam Press
AD 68. The Emperor Nero's erratic and bloody reign is in its death throes when Gaius Valerius Verrens is dispatched to Rome on a mission that will bring it to a close. With Nero dead, the city holds its breath and awaits the arrival his successor, Servius Sulpicius Galba, governor of Hispania. The Empire prays for peace, but it prays in vain. Galba promises stability and prosperity, but his rule begins with a massacre and ends only months later in chaos and carnage.
Tour De France: The History, The Legend, The Riders
- Paperback - Mainstream Publishing
In this updated edition of the highly acclaimed 'Tour de France', Graeme Fife sets the 2013 race in the context of the event's remarkable history, stretching back to July 1903. Combining meticulous research with a pacy narrative style, he penetrates the mystique of the race and paints a colourful picture of the men whose exploits have given the Tour an enduring universal appeal.
United, Here I Come!
- Paperback - Barrington Stoke
Joey and Jimmy are both terrible at football. Everyone says so, but Jimmy's convinced that he will play for United. Will he be able to prove everyone wrong?
When The Dawn Breaks
- Hardback - Sphere
Two women. One secret. A heart-breaking choice. Skye, 1903. Jessie, the young daughter of a local midwife, is determined to become a nurse one day, but family loss and heartache jeopardise her dreams. Isabel, the doctor's daughter, is planning to follow in her father's footsteps - even though medicine is not considered a fitting career for a woman. And then there's Archie, Jessie's older brother, who Isabel just can't stay away from. One encounter in the woods, Archie disappears, and all their lives are irrevocably changed.
The Animal Man Omnibus
- Hardback - DC Comics
Collecting Morrison's entire groundbreaking run on 'Animal Man' altogether for the first time. Buddy Baker is more than just a second-rate super hero, he's also a devoted family man and animal rights activist. Now, as he tries to jump-start his crimefighting career, he experiences visions of aliens, people transforming into strange pencil-like drawings, and hints of a terrible crisis lurking around the edges of reality. And as his odyssey of self-discovery gives way to spiritual enlightenment as well as the depths of despair, Buddy meets his maker-a writer named Grant Morrison.
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